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university researching oliver storms america and one of the classes i was very popular. i went very impressed with it and the range of students and afterwards peter suggested that there was a great story about the atomic him in the atomic bomb always fascinated me because i was born the year after it was dropped and it was in new york city, the center of the world and my father was republican and a conservative. he served in world war ii as eisenhower said the bomb was the umbrella, the mushroom under which it grew and anything we did was in the shadow of that. so i was curious about it and the bomb story really does have another origin. the book about the scientist of the 30s and above all the mentioned this figure about henry wallace and how he could've been president in 1944 but he was bumped by the political bosses. that led of course to the 45 decision by truman. then we begin the origin of a great idea for a documentary or a movie and he wrote a script. it didn't work for me, but 10 years later it haunted me that story in washington and he is still teaching a class when i came back. we
. america is a more violent prone society than any european one today than in our history and our mentality but yesterday thousand is way too many and we ought to be discussing as many as we can to bring it down and we are not gentry eliminate it entirely of. host could you talk about strengthening the background check system and the strict penalties and we cover both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. we touched on that briefly, but that is something that those generally get people's attention. how would you suggest we look at that? >> guest: i would go back to the history and people ought to look at that and say we have always had a gun registration. it's just been on the local level. i think the second amendment and the court decision surrounding at probably makes it clear that the federal government shouldn't be the agency that registers guns. in fact the law that congress has passed, but there are some states that forbid the registering of guns. why is that? it is and a historical thing. it's part of the hysteria created by the extreme gun rights groups about any kind
guns that most european countries including guns is. america is in more violence prone society than any european today is. a lot of that has to do with their history and makeup that mentality. but yes, 30,000 is way too many and 13,000 deaths is way too many that we have to discuss as many weeks as we can to bring it down. i don't think were ever going to eliminate it entirely though. >> host: one of the things you suggest talking about stricter penalties and we've covered both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. we touched on that briefly, but that is something that does generally get people's attention. >> guest: i would go back to the history and people want to say we've heard he had gun registration. it's just been on a local level. the second amendment and court decisions surrounding it make it clear that the federal government should be the agency that registers guns. in fact, laws congress has passed forbidding it. some states permit registering guns. why is that? it's been a thing. it's part of the hysteria created by the extreme gun rights groups about any gun r
. america is a more violent prone, violence prone society than any european one today. a lot of that has to do with our history and our makeup and their mentality. but, yes, 30,000 is way too many and 18,000 deaths is way too many we ought to be discussing as many ways as we can to bring it down. i don't think were wherever going to eliminate it entirely though. >> host: one of the things you mentioned, you talk about stricter penalties and we have covered both of those. you mentioned licensing and registration. you touched on it briefly but that's something that does generally get peoples attention. how would you successfully work that? >> guest: first of all i would go back to the history and people ought to look at that and say, well we have always had gun registrations. it's just been on a local level. i think the second many and in the court's decision surrounding it probably make it clear that the federal government should be the agency that registers guns. in fact there are laws that congress has passed but there are some states that permit registering guns. why is that? it's part
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